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[movies]NASA Connect - EOM - Angle Activity - NASA LaRC Office of Education
NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity that measures shadows and uses geometry to determine sizes of angles.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Shadows; Angles; Gnomon; Student Activity; Height; Length; Calculator; Tangent
Downloads: 702
[movies]NASA Connect - AO - Observatories - NASA LaRC Office of Education
Second segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories explaining how the height of the sun relates to the growing seasons and the length of daylight. This segment describes how Ancient Egyptian and Greek cultures used astronomy in their lives. The segment also contains an activity for exploring how a gnomon works. In the activity students must track the shadows made by a gnomon in 30 minute intervals...
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geometry; Angles; Obtuse; Acute; Right; Sun; Gnomon; Sundials; Student Activity; Shadows; Ancient Observatories; AO
Downloads: 785
[movies]NASA Connect - EOM - Surveying and Studying Mars - NASA LaRC Office of Education
NASA Connect Segment exploring how the Mars Global Surveyor works and how students survey Mars by using shadows, angles, and geometry. The video also explains how land formations are measured on Mars.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Shadows; Geometry; Angles; Tangent; Height; Land Formations; Mars Global Surveyor; Olympus Mons; Mars Elevation; Valles Marineris; Leg; Hypotenuse
Downloads: 40
[movies]NASA Connect - Ancient Observatories: Timeless Knowledge - NASA LaRC Office of Education
NASA Connect video containing four segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining the foundations of astronomy and the how the Earth moves relative to the sun. This segment explains how the Earth's tilt creates the 4 seasons. NASA Connect segment explaining how the height of the sun relates to the growing seasons and the length of daylight. This segment describes how Ancient Egyptian and Greek cultures used astronomy in their lives...
Keywords: NASA Connect; Archaeoastronomy; Geometry; Angles; Obtuse; Acute; Right; Sun; Earth; Four Seasons; Summer; Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer Solstice; Fall Equinox; Winter Solstice; Spring Equinox; Gnomon; Sundials; Student Activity; Shadows; Navajo; Petroglyphs; Mayan; Zodiac; Mayan counting system; Roman Numerals; Mathematics; Ancient Observatories; AO
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[movies]NASA Connect - Geometry of Exploration - Eyes Over Mars - NASA LaRC Office of Education
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity that measures shadows and uses geometry to determine sizes of angles. NASA Connect Segment explaining questions about Erastothenes, the Earth's circumference, parallel lines, angle relationships, and a transversal. NASA Connect Segment featuring an online activity to show students how to design a planetary observer like the Mars Global Surveyor...
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Shadows; Angles; Gnomon; Student Activity; Height; Length; Calculator; Tangent; Erastothenes; Circumference; Parallel Lines; Transversal; Interior Angles; Mars Global Surveyor; Online Activity; Website; Spacecraft; Mapping Configuration; Mapping Orbit Geometry; Science Instruments; Mars Orbiter Camera; Thermal Emission Spectrometer; Distances; Elevation; Direction; Transit; Telescope; Compass; Protractor; Mapping; Polygon; George Washington; Geometry; Land Formations; Mars Global Surveyor; Olympus Mons; Mars Elevation; Valles Marineris; Leg; Hypotenuse; Aerobraking; Ellipse; Orbit
Downloads: 210
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